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Srimati Radharani's Artistic Qualities

Excerpted from Brahma-samhita

  • Singing
  • Playing on musical instruments
  • Dancing
  • Theatricals
  • Painting
  • Painting the face and body with colored unguents and cosmetics
  • Preparing offerings from rice and flowers
  • Making a covering of flowers for a bed
  • Applying preparations for cleansing the teeth, cloths, and painting the body
  • Making the groundwork of jewels
  • Covering the bed
  • Playing on music in water
  • Splashing with water
  • Practically applying an admixture of colors
  • Designing a preparation of wreaths
  • Practically setting the coronet on the head
  • Practically dressing in the tiring room
  • Decorating the tragus of the ear
  • Practical application of aromatics
  • Applying or setting ornaments
  • Jugglery
  • Kaucumara - a kind of art
  • Art of sleight of hand
  • Preparing varieties of salad, bread, cake and delicious food
  • Practically preparing palatable drinks and tinging draughts with red color
  • Needleworks and weaving
  • Playing with thread
  • Playing on lute and small x-shaped drum
  • Making and solving riddles
  • Caping or reciting verse for verse as a trial for memory or skill
  • Practicing language difficult to be answered by others
  • Reciting books
  • Enacting short plays and anecdotes
  • Solving enigmatic verses
  • Designing preparation of shield, cane and arrows
  • Spinning by spindle
  • Carpentry
  • Engineering
  • Testing silver and jewels
  • Metallurgy
  • Mineralogy
  • Practicing medicine or medical treatment, by herbs
  • Knowing the mode of fighting of lambs, cocks, and birds
  • Maintaining or knowing conversation between male and female cockatoos
  • Healing or cleaning a person with perfumes
  • Combing hair
  • Talking with letters and fingers
  • Fabricating barbarous or foreign sophistry
  • Knowing provincial dialects
  • Knowing prediction by heavenly voice or knowing preparation of toy carts by flowers
  • Mechanics
  • The use of amulets
  • Art of conversation
  • Composing verse mentally
  • Designing a literary work or a medical remedy
  • Practicing as a builder of shrines called after him
  • The use of lexicography and meters
  • The art of concealment of cloths
  • Knowing specific gambling
  • Playing with dice or magnet
  • Using children’s toys
  • Enforcing discipline
  • The art of gaining victory
  • The art of awakening with music at dawn

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