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ŚĀKADVĪPA - शाकद्वीप

One of the Saptadvīpas (seven islands). Sañjaya once gave Dhṛtarāṣṭra a description of this island. [Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 11]. Jambūdvīpa, Plakṣadvīpa, Śālmalidvīpa, Kuśadvīpa, Krauñcadvīpa, Śākadvīpa and Puṣkaradvīpa are the Saptadvīpas. [Devī Bhāgavata, 8th Skandha].