Festivals provide somewhat a very peculiar kind of cultural aspect Jammu and Kashmir's endless varsities. Ladakh has majority of monastic festivals, one thing that explains why this land is where the Buddha keeps returning. Most of the great religious festivals of Ladakh fall in winter. The major exception is the Hemis festival, the biggest of them all. In addition to the monastic festivals practically all the villages have harvest thanksgiving festivals and Archery events during summer. The two biggest festivities of Jammu include Lohri, which marks the culmination of winters and Baisakhi, also known as the harvest festival.