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The Kaushitaki Upanishad (
The Kaushitaki Upanishad, also known as Kaushitaki Brahmana Upanishad, is part of the
The chronology of Kaushitaki Upanishad, like other Upanishads, is unclear. It is based on an analysis of archaism, style and repetitions across texts, driven by assumptions about likely evolution of ideas, and on presumptions about which philosophy might have influenced which other Indian philosophies.
Kaushitaki Upanishad was probably composed before the middle of the 1st millennium BCE. Ranade places Kaushitaki chronological composition in the third group of ancient Upanishads, composed about the time of Aitareya and Taittiriya Upanishads.
Ian Whicher dates Kaushitaki Upanishad to about 800 BCE. According to a 1998 review by