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- 1.Srota-aparnna --- the one who has entered the stream of holy living. It is the first stage of the arhat, that of a Sravaka.
- 2.Sakradagamin --- the one who comes to be born once more. It is the second grade of arhatship involving only one birth.
- 3.Anagamin --- the one who will not be reborn in this world (i.e. Six Paths), but in the Form Realm or Formless Realm, where he will attain Nirvana.
- 4.Arhan --- the one who enters Nirvana. All Karma of reincarnation is destroyed. He also reaches a state of no-lower learning. He is the highest Saint in Hinayana in contrast with the Bodhisattva as the saint in Mahayana.