Natural compassion

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Bhagavad-gita As It Is

BG Chapters 1 - 6

The grandsire of the Kuru dynasty could understand the inner meaning of the heart of his grandson Duryodhana, and out of his natural compassion for him he tried to cheer him by blowing his conchshell very loudly, befitting his position as a lion.
BG 1.12, Purport: The grandsire of the Kuru dynasty could understand the inner meaning of the heart of his grandson Duryodhana, and out of his natural compassion for him he tried to cheer him by blowing his conchshell very loudly, befitting his position as a lion. Indirectly, by the symbolism of the conchshell, he informed his depressed grandson Duryodhana that he had no chance of victory in the battle, because the Supreme Lord Kṛṣṇa was on the other side. But still, it was his duty to conduct the fight, and no pains would be spared in that connection.
Arjuna's deep affection for community and family members is exhibited here partly due to his natural compassion for them.
BG 1.32-35, Purport: Arjuna's deep affection for community and family members is exhibited here partly due to his natural compassion for them. He is therefore not prepared to fight.

Srimad-Bhagavatam

SB Canto 4

When the Lord, out of His natural compassion, thinks of His devotee, by that process only are all desires of the neophyte devotee fulfilled.
SB 4.30.29, Translation: When the Lord, out of His natural compassion, thinks of His devotee, by that process only are all desires of the neophyte devotee fulfilled. The Lord is situated in every living entity's heart, although the living entity may be very insignificant. The Lord knows everything about the living entity, including all his desires. Although we are very insignificant, why should the Lord not know our desires?

Other Books by Srila Prabhupada

Krsna, The Supreme Personality of Godhead

The compassion of Lord Śiva was aroused not because the demon was offering his flesh into the sacrificial fire but because he was about to commit suicide. This is natural compassion.
Krsna Book 88: The compassion of Lord Śiva was aroused not because the demon was offering his flesh into the sacrificial fire but because he was about to commit suicide. This is natural compassion. Even if a common man sees someone preparing to commit suicide, he will try to save him. He does so automatically. There is no need to appeal to him.

Correspondence

1975 Correspondence

I shall explain that Pusta Krishna Swami since the last three years was trying for my visa, so out of natural compassion for him I thought let me go to South Africa and come back before sitting down tightly.
Letter to Hrdayananda -- Bombay 13 November, 1975: Please accept my blessings. I have seen your letter dated October 13, 1975 addressed to all GBC's. Brahmananda is accused, but I shall explain that Pusta Krishna Swami since the last three years was trying for my visa, so out of natural compassion for him I thought let me go to South Africa and come back before sitting down tightly. He was expecting me for a very long time, and South Africa is a strict place in the matter of visa and so on.
Facts about "Natural compassion"
Compiled byLabangalatika +
Completed sectionsALL +
Date of first entryDecember 2, 0008 JL +
Date of last entryDecember 3, 0008 JL +
Total quotes5 +
Total quotes by sectionBG: 2 +, SB: 1 +, CC: 0 +, OB: 1 +, Lec: 0 +, Conv: 0 + and Let: 1 +