THE SIXTY FOUR "OTHER" ARTS
(Adapted from The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana)

1. Singing
2. Playing musical instruments
3. Dancing
4. The union of dancing, singing, and playing instrumental music
5. Writing and drawing
6. Tattooing
7 Arraying and adorning an idol with rice and flowers
8. Spreading and arranging flowers
9. Coloring the teeth, garments, hair, nails, and body
10. Fixing stained glass into a floor
11. Making beds, and spreading out carpets and cushions for reclining
12. Playing on musical glasses filled with water
13. Storing and accumulating water in aqueducts, cisterns, and reservoirs
14. Picture making, trimming, and decorating
15. Stringing rosaries, necklaces, garlands, and wreaths
16. Binding of turbans and chaplets, and making crests and top-knots of flowers
17. Scenic representations, stage playing
18. Making ear ornaments
19. Preparing perfumes and odors
20. Proper disposition of jewels and decorations, and adornment in dress
21. Magic of sorcery
22. Quickness of hand or manual skill
23. Culinary art
24. Making lemonades, sherbets, acidulated drinks, and spirituous extracts with proper flavor and color
25. Tailor's work and sewing
26. Making parrots, flowers, tufts, tassels, bunches, bosses, knobs, etc. out of yarn or thread
27 Solving riddles, verbal puzzles, and enigmatical questions
28. Skill in a verse game, which requires one player to begin a verse with a word that starts with the same letter with which the last player's verse ended
29. Art of mimicry or imitation
30. Reading, including chanting and intoning
31. Study of sentences difficult to pronounce-played as a game chiefly by women and children
32. Practice with sword, singlestick, quarterstaff, and bow and arrow
33. Drawing inferences, reasoning, or inferring
34. Carpentry
35. Architecture
36. Knowledge about gold and silver coins, jewels, and gems
37. Chemistry and mineralogy
38. Coloring jewels, gems, and beads 39. Knowledge of mines and quarries
40. Gardening
41. Cock fighting, quail fighting, and ram fighting.
42. Teaching parrots and starlings to speak
43. Applying perfumed ointments to the body, and dressing the hair with unguents and perfumes and braiding it
44 Understanding writing in cypher
45. Speaking by changing the forms of words
46. Knowledge of a language and of the vernacular dialects
47. Making flower carriages
48. Framing mystical diagrams, addressing spells and charms, and binding armlets
49, Mental exercises, such as completing stanzas or verses on receiving just a part of them, or putting into verse or prose sentences represented by signs or symbols
50. Composing poems
51. Knowledge of dictionaries and vocabularies
52. Knowledge of the ways of changing and disguising the appearance of persons
53. Knowledge of the ways of changing the appearance of things, such as making cotton to appear as silk
54. Various ways of gambling
55. Art of obtaining possession of the property of others by means of mantras or incantations
56. Skill in youthful sports
57. Knowledge of the rules of society, and of flow to pay respect and compliments to others
58. Knowledge of the art of war
59. Knowledge of gymnastics
60. Knowing the character of a man from his features
61. Knowledge of scantling or constructing verses
62. Arithmetical recreations
63. Making artificial flowers
64 Making figures and images in clay

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