Those on the path of knowing.
Also, more strictly speaking, those on the same path as yourself. And even more strictly speaking, refers to monastics who are formally part of a traditional organisation.
One of the Three Refuges: The Buddha, the Dharma, and the Sangha.
The Buddha – “thus gone” – “arrived at suchness (reality beyond definition)” – “thus in being”
tatha – truth; reality; being
gata – gone; rooted in
Dāna is a Sanskrit and Pali word that connotes the virtue of generosity, charity, or giving in Indian philosophies; the inclination to give, without expecting anything in return.
( pi, sa: dāna दान )
Dana: The Practice of Giving – Selected essays edited by Bhikkhu Bodhi, 1995