Rupen Gahir Kalsi was awarded third prize in Adamah Media's Young Writers Competition 2022. She is a Religious Studies Masters student at the University of Edinburgh, focusing on Indian religions (Sikhi, Hinduism & Buddhism) and politics. She is passionate about education on Indian religions because that's where her heritage lies, and because she believes many people do not understand about their cosmology and practices. She has previously written for outlets such as The Guardian, The Metro and Gal Dem.