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Bhaktivedanta VedaBase: Śrīmad Bhāgavatam 10.69.28
dadataḿ gāḥ sv-alańkṛtāḥ
śṛṇvantaḿ mańgalāni ca
kutracit — somewhere; dvija — to brāhmaṇas; mukhyebhyaḥ — excellent; dadatam — giving; gāḥ — cows; su — well; alańkṛtāḥ — ornamented; itihāsa — epic histories; purāṇāni — and the Purāṇas; śṛṇvantam — hearing; mańgalāni — auspicious; ca — and.
Somewhere He was giving well-decorated cows to exalted brāhmaṇas, and elsewhere he was listening to the auspicious narration of epic histories and Purāṇas.
Śrīla Viśvanātha Cakravartī informs us that giving cows in charity occurs in the morning, while hearing the histories takes place in the afternoon.
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