The dining area of the house is a place where the entire family gets together for a happy meal either when the day begins or after a hectic day’s schedule, at night. Hence, it holds a special place in every household and also in Vastu science.
Here are a few Vastu tips pertaining to the dining room of your house:
- The dining table should be large enough to be able to entertain family and friends with food. A good dining room set up as per Vastu regulations is directly proportional to good health, harmony and prosperity for the family members and it brings strength to the family as a whole.
- The dining table should ideally be a square or a rectangle in shape as these shapes support the proper flow of energy and even represents stability. Never buy a dining table with round, oval or irregular shapes.
- One should never face the south direction while having meals.
- The south-west side facing north or east determines the placement of the most important chair of the dining table and this should be occupied by the head of the family.
- The dining area should be painted in hues of green, yellow or orange. Grey and brown shades should not be used in this area. Also, always display cheerful and attractive paintings in the dining room.
- Place pictures which stimulate your appetite like pictures of fruits, greenery and vegetables. Dining with family and friends should always be a fun filled experience and hence there should be no place for any sad object or painting in the dining room.
- The western part of the house should have the dining area as per ancient Vastu Shastra books.
- Never place the dining table under a beam.
- There should not be too much of table top décor, clutter or even the television in the dining room or anything which causes distraction for that matter.
- The dining area should have the wash basin in the north or eastern side
- The dining room should not be visible from the front door as this would lead to loss of wealth for the occupants.
- Mirrors tend to stimulate energy flow and even conversation among family members; hence it can be brought to good use in the dining room.
- In order to arouse hunger, pictures of mouth-watering dishes should be placed here.
- The dining table should be kept away from the wall; it should not touch the wall completely.
- The dining room should not be positioned next to the toilet.
- Continuous music of Vena, piano, sitar, table, violin or shehnai should be played in the backdrop in the dining room during meal times.
- The television should be kept away from the dining room or dining table.
- The kitchen and the dining room/table should be placed adjacent to each other