Karma and laws of the land

Cyberspace devotee in Singapore wonders about karma and the laws of the land. He asks if jail terms serve as a penance. Gurudeva says it does serve as a penance if you fulfill the laws of the land.

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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.
—Gurudeva