The Divine Tracks for the mental Purification of Beings!
Buddha once said:
Bhikkhus and Friends: There are these 4 divine tracks, which
all the devas
have gone by in order to become divine, which is leading to the divine state,
for the purging, cleaning and purification of all the beings here who have
been purged, cleaned, and purified. Which are these four tracks?
Noble Disciple has unshakable
Faith in the
Three Jewels thus:
honourable & perfectly self-Enlightened is really the
2: Perfectly formulated is the
Dhamma, visible here & now, immediate...
3: Perfectly training is this
Sangha of the
Morality esteemed by
Noble Ones: Unbroken, pure...
These are the
four divine tracks, for the purging, cleaning & purification of all
the good beings here who have not been purged, cleaned, & finally purified!
More on the Noble Stream-Entry:
The Grouped Sayings of the Buddha.
Samyutta Nikāya. [V:392-3]
section 55: Sotāpattisamyutta.
Thread 34: The Divine Tracks.