Mother Maya Tiwari
Mother Maya Tiwari serves humanity by awakening the spirit of ahimsa, or harmony, in every person whose life she touches. She is an Ayurveda pioneer working in the field for more than 30 years. She established the first Ayurvedic school in North America in 1981, the Wise Earth School of Ayurveda. Tiwari is also founder of the the Mother Om Mission and the Living Ahimsa Foundation. Through her global work at Living Ahimsa, participants are taught to spread practices that promote peace and create inner harmony. Tiwari is also the recipient of AAPNA’s Rishi Award for her outstanding work in Ayurvedic medicine.