Michael guided our reflections today with a talk on Stream Entry, the first definitive stage of Awakening, after which there is really no turning back.
A variety of canonical readings on Stream Entry can be found at
The story of Siddhartha’s bowl floating upstream can be found in
The Buddhacarita or Acts of the Buddha, Asvaghosa,
available on line at
The Hungry Tigress, Buddhist Legends and Jataka Tales, Rafe Martin, (Berkeley: Parallax Press, 1990)