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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Do you know that the ability to live right now, in the instant, is a spiritual power, reflecting the awakening of the soul and requiring a subconscious control of the mind?
—Gurudeva