Vastu Shastra is an idea designing art that help you build a harmonious living environment full of physical and non-physical forces. It looks like the Feng Shui, the ancient Chinese decorating art, which organize the environment objects to create a balanced entirety because it enhances the way the energy flows to make some serious achievements. When it comes to energy flow optimization, Vastu also is very useful thanks to “Pran” or Life Force, which is way too similar to “Chi” in Feng Shui.
The theories and standards of Vastu express the most useful ways to build the dining room especially in the western part of the house. In addition, there are instructions and ways for the way where you should place your dining furniture in the room, like considering placing the dining table against the wall to provide enough space around the dining table to perform other activities easily without any obstacles around. If you are wondering what shape you should choose for your dining table, you ought to go for a square or rectangular dining table.
In regards to the principles of Feng Shui, Vastu too needs the dining room to be without any kind of furniture mess or crowd. In case your dining room has a wide area of space available and is combined with other area in your house like kitchen or any other room in your house, you ought to separate between these mixed areas by setting boundaries or borders using a screen or anything else you see suitable.
There are also some guidelines for organizing the dining room furniture in Vastu Shastra style like the dining table and chairs. Besides, the way the family members they should take a seat. For parents, they need to sit facing one of the following directions: North, Northwest or Eastern ones. In as much as children, they have their specific seating places and directions as well.
As you may not know, the ancient Indian animals’ traditions are believed to be somehow sacred. Here are some Vatsu instructions and principles:
Before the meal begins, you should make some small offering to a cow, dog or crow.
If you have a toilet next to the dining room, it is not recommended at all.
Due to the importance of the dining room construction, you should not place the dining table under any sort of beam.