Enlightenment

Awakening. Four Stages of Enlightenment:

  1. The Stream-enterer (sotapanna)-has eradicated the first three fetters; will be enlightened in Seven lives or less (cognitive, understanding)
  2. The Once-returner (sakadagami) has eradicated the first three & weakened the fourth and fifth (affective, emotional)
  3. The Non-returner (anagami) has eradicated the first five fetters
  4. The Arahat has eradicated all ten fetters. (transcendent-has eliminated attachment to altered states)