AN 8.59 Pathama Atthapuggala Sutta:

AN 8.59
PTS: A iv 292
Pathama Atthapuggala Sutta: Eight Individuals (a)
(excerpt)
translated from the Pali by
Kumara Bhikkhu
Monks, there are these eight individuals who are worthy of gifts, worthy of hospitality, worthy of offerings, worthy of reverential salutation, the unsurpassed field of merit for the world. Which eight?
The one who has entered the stream, the one who has entered upon the course for the realization of the fruit of stream-entry, the once-returner, the one who has entered upon the course for the realization of the fruit of once-returning, the non-returner, the one who has entered upon the course for the realization of the fruit of non-returning, the arahant, the one who has entered upon the course for arahantship
Monks, these are the eight individuals who are worthy of gifts, worthy of hospitality, worthy of offerings, worthy of reverential salutation, the unsurpassed field of merit for the world.
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©2010 Kumara Bhikkhu.
Transcribed from a file provided by the translator.
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