Couple with Child, Prisoner, Cows, Small Shiva Icon; Possibly allegory for Incarnation of Soul

Couple with Child, prisoner, cows. Cryptic!

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
It is wise to have a free mind, a clear, serene and relaxed attitude toward life before partaking of food. That is why people on the inner path traditionally meditate for a moment, chant a mantra or say a prayer before a meal.
—Gurudeva