Kayasthas belong to the Hindu religions and are believed to be direct descendants of a Vedic god. Kayastha people are reckoned to enjoy a dual caste status, as Brahmins and Kshatriyas. You will find Kayasthas living in Northern regions of India under the surnames of Srivastava, Mathur, Saxena, Bhatnagar, Nigam, Asthana, Kulshreshtha, Gaur, Ambastha, Karna, Prasad and others. The Kayastha Matrimony is conducted as per the rituals written in the Vedas. During a Kayastha Marriage Ceremony, the bride and groom are taught about their duties mentioned in the Vedas and given insight about the importance of the union.