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Tiwari /tɪwɑːriː/ (Devanagari: तिवारी) is a surname of the Hindu Brahmins communities commonly found in India and Nepal. Alternative spellings include Tiwary,Tewari and Tewary. The word Tiwari (and similar surnmaes such as Trivedi and Tripathi) means "versed in three vedas".

Notable people[edit]

Independence activists[edit]

Spiritual leaders[edit]

  • Maya Tiwari, known as Mother Maya and Sri Swami Mayatitananda, Guyanese is a spiritual leader, international speaker and author
  • Sahadeo Tiwari, religious scholar
  • Dayanand Saraswati, Hindu preacher and scholar; born as Mul Shankar Tiwari

Information Technology and Business[edit]

Civil service[edit]

  • Sivakant Tiwari -former legal head officer of the Singapore Legal Service & head of the Ministry of Defence's legal department (1974), and head of the Attorney-General's Chambers' Civil Division (1987)






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