If you harbor a seed of jealousy, a seed of hatred, a seed of envy that becomes your Achilles’ heel and you can be struck and wounded there. Why? Because you hold the target within yourself and it draws the arrow in as true as fate itself.
By keeping the Bodhicitta strong in your heart you will feel the presence of a deep, circulating fire of pure consciousness, and when you feel negativity come in, by the time it reaches your heart and mind, the Bodhicitta will have transmuted it into pure light. You can’t be damaged, you can’t be hurt, and your path can’t be changed.