Scenes of Village Life: Baskets of Food, Assisting an Elder, Lord Siva, Buddhist Monks and a Shastri

many different scenarios; people holding baskets of food over their head; man meditating

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Karma is the law of cause and effect, action and reaction governing maya. Anava is the individuating veil of duality, source of ignorance and finitude. Maya is the classroom, karma the teacher, and anava the student's ignorance.