The dining table or dining room is a private space in your home, where family and friends can focus on meals and conversation. Dining table- a symbol of health, nutrition, and connectivity among the family. It is a sacred space to eat comfortably to receive a full vitality of the meal. It nourishes your mind, body, and spirit. According to Bob Ehrlich “Some of the most important conversations I’ve ever had occurred at my family’s dinner table.”
Dining tables come in different shapes like square, rectangular, round and, oval. Each shape has a different energy. According to Vastu, dining tables should be in square or rectangular shape. Since round or oval shape does not have a clear head, table with the four corners is the first preference in Vastu planning. Most noteworthy, square or rectangular shapes represent a harmony.
Dining table material
Glass table promotes transparency in the conversation.
Stone tables represent earth element according to the Vastu and ensure a stability.
The wood table indicates growth and ranks first while selecting a dining table. It is believed that it promotes better communication and a good appetite.
Metal table does not hold the energy, hence it should be avoided as a dining table.
Colors for dining room
Nourishing colors should be selected around the dining area.
Red brings an appetite.
Soft yellow stimulates conversation.
Green brings new energy.
Your dining table should be free from excess stuff to promote a happy dining experience. Clutter on the dining indicates postponed decisions and the inability to move forward.
Painting or artwork of fresh fruits, vegetables, and farmland near dining area sets the mood for a happy atmosphere.
Use the dining table more often instead of having a meal on a sofa or bed.
Most auspicious location for the dining desk is the western zone of your house or living room.
Keep a mirror reflecting a dining table. It indicates double prosperity.
When you have a mirror reflecting a dining table, it symbolically doubles your prosperity.
Don’t place dead plants near the dining area-it affects the living energy.
Avoid taking a meal under the overhead beam. You will not be able to convert food into healthy energy.
Avoid using a chipped glass, crockery, plates etc. for dining purpose. It does now show respect for your food.
Don’t display a clock near the dining area. In this way, you have a more relaxed dining environment.
Avoid dining table facing the bathroom. It may affect your appetite.
Finally, follow these three important rules and enjoy wonderful dining time:-
Turn off the TV
Play a soft music
Quit the social media
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