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64 Arts of Shrimati Radharani

Shri Brahma-samhita, Text 37 Purport
Shrila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura Prabhupada

1. gita - art of singing
2. vadya - art of playing on musical instruments
3. nrtya - art of dancing
4. natya - art of theatricals
5. alekhya - art of painting
6. visesakacchedya - art of painting the face and body with colored unguents and cosmetics
7. tandula-kusuma-bali-vikara - art of preparing offerings from rice and flowers
8. puspastarana - art of making a covering of flowers for a bed
9. dasana-vasananga-raga - art of applying preparations for cleansing the teeth, cloths and painting the body
10. mani-bhumika-karma - art of making the groundwork of jewels
11. sayya-racana - art of covering the bed
12. udaka-vadya - art of playing on music in water
13. udaka-ghata - art of splashing with water
14. citra-yoga - art of practically applying an admixture of colors
15. malya-grathana-vikalpa - art of designing a preparation of wreaths
16. sekharapida-yojana - art of practically setting the coronet on the head
17. nepathya-yoga - art of practically dressing in the tiring room
18. karnapatra-bhanga - art of decorating the tragus of the ear
19. sugandha-yukti - art of practical application of aromatics
20. bhusana-yojana - art of applying or setting ornaments
21. aindra-jala - art of jugglery
22. kaucumara - art of kaucumara - a kind of art
23. hasta-lagava - art of sleight of hand
24. citra-sakapupa-bhaksya-vikara-kriya - art of preparing varieties of salad, bread, cake and delicious food
25. panaka-rasa-ragasava-yojana - art of practically preparing palatable drinks and tinging draughts with red color
26. suci-vaya-karma - art of needleworks and weaving
27. sutra-krida - art of playing with thread
28. vina-damuraka-vadya - art of playing on flute and small x-shaped drum
29. prahelika - art of making and solving riddles 29a. pratimala - art of caping or reciting verse for verse as a trial for memory or skill.
30. durvacaka-yoga - art of practicing language difficult to be answered by others
31. pustaka-vacana - art of reciting books
32. natikakhyayika-darsana - art of enacting short plays and anecdotes
33. kavya-samasya-purana - art of solving enigmatic verses
34. pattika-vetra-bana-vikalpa - art of designing preparation of shield, cane and arrows
35. tarku-karma - art of spinning by spindle
36. taksana - art of carpentry
37. vastu-vidya - art of engineering
38. raupya-ratna-pariksa - art of testing silver and jewels
39. dhatu-vada - art of metallurgy
40. mani-raga-jnana - art of tinging jewels
41. akara-jnana - art of mineralogy
42. vrksayur-veda-yoga - art of practicing medicine or medical treatment, by herbs
43. mes-kukkuta-lavaka-yuddha-vidhi - art of knowing the mode of fighting of lambs, cocks and birds
44. suka-sarika-prapalana (pralapana?) - art of maintaining or knowing conversation between male andfemale cockatoos
45. utsadana - art of healing or cleaning a person with perfumes
46. kesa-marjana-kausala - art of combing hair
47. aksara-mustika-kathana - art of talking with letters and fingers
48. mlecchita-kutarka-vikalpa - art of fabricating barbarous or foreign sophistry
49. desa-bhasa-jnana - art of knowing provincial dialects
50. puspa-sakatika-nirmiti-jnana - art of knowing prediction by heavenly voice or knowing preparation of toy carts by flowers
51. yantra-matrka - art of art of mechanics
52. dharana-matrka - art of the use of amulets
53. samvacya - art of conversation
54. manasi kavya-kriya - art of composing verse mentally
55. kriya-vikalpa - art of designing a literary work or a medical remedy
56. chalitaka-yoga - art of practicing as a builder of shrines called after him
57. abhidhana-kosa-cchando-jnana - art of the use of lexicography and meters
58. vastra-gopana - art of concealment of cloths
59. dyuta-visesa - art of knowing specific gambling
60. akarsa-krida - art of playing with dice or magnet
61. balaka-kridanaka - art of using children's toys
62. vainayiki vidya - art of enforcing discipline
63. vaijayiki vidya - art of gaining victory
64. vaitaliki vidya - art of awakening with music at dawn