(The Buddha // 6, Sotāpattisamyutta, Mahāvagga, Samyutta Nikāya, Pali Canon)

The noble disciple who possesses four things is a stream-enterer. What four? Here, a noble disciple possesses confirmed confidence in 1.) the Buddha, 2.) the Dharma and 3.) the Sangha. 4.) One dwells at home with a mind devoid of the stain of stinginess, freely generous, open handed, delighting in relinquishment, one devoted to charity, delighting in giving and sharing. A noble disciple who possesses these four things is a stream-enterer, no longer bound to the nether world, fixed in destiny, with enlightenment as the destination.