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What does SN stand for?

SN stands for Samyutta Nikaya (Buddhist texts)

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Bhikkhu Bodhi compares the discussion about the arahant who is "liberated by wisdom" (pannavimutta) in the Susima Sutta of the Samyutta Nikaya with its parallels in the (Chinese) Mahasanghika Vinaya, in the Samyuktagama of the (Mula-)Sarvastivadins, and in the Abhidharmavibhasa Sastra.
As a verse in the Samyutta Nikaya puts it: 'Any suffering one witnesses in another being has been undergone by oneself at some time'.
1-10) in the Samyutta Nikaya describe ten episodes in which Mara (the Tempter/Devil) attempts to lure a nun into losing concentration as she meditates by appealing to desires or weaknesses that, according to other early canonical accounts, the Buddha pronounced to be among women's shortcomings.