Should we allow the Bhagavad-gita

Should we allow the Bhagavad-gita, the prime and most comprehensive yoga text, to challenge and then uplift our idea of compassion? Why Krishna did not endorse Arjunaís initial magnanimity can seem a great mystery.
Let us meditate on this sage counsel from the commentary to Bhagavad-gita As It Is: ìCompassion for the soul is self-realization. . . . No one knows where compassion should be applied. Compassion for the dress of a drowning man is useless.”

Devamrita Swami