शर्कराकण्टकादिभ्यो यथोपानत्पद: शिवम् ॥ १७ ॥
sarvāḥ śivamayā diśaḥ
sadā — always; santuṣṭa-manasaḥ — for a person who is self-satisfied; sarvāḥ — everything; śiva-mayāḥ — auspicious; diśaḥ — in all directions; śarkarā — from pebbles; kaṇṭaka-ādibhyaḥ — and thorns, etc.; yathā — as; upānat-padaḥ — for a person who has suitable shoes; śivam — there is no danger (auspicious).
For a person who has suitable shoes on his feet, there is no danger even when he walks on pebbles and thorns. For him, everything is auspicious. Similarly, for one who is always self-satisfied there is no distress; indeed, he feels happiness everywhere.