Kharmaas a kind of Malmaas, is different from Adhika Maas as it occurs twice in a year during the months of Surya Sankranti in Heaven divided into 12 signs, of 30° each signs Dhanu and Meena, ruled by Jupiter, falls generally in the month of mid-December to Mid January(Dhanu Kharmaas) mid- March to mid- April(Meen Kharmaas). These are considered inauspicious periods. This year Meen Kharmaas is from 14th March to 14 April 2018. The inauspicious Meen Kharmass/ Malmaas ends on 14th April. All auspicious ceremony will start again after Meen Kharmaas. All important events such as engagement, marriage, Mundan and purchasing of anything new like a house, new property or starting a new business should be avoided during Kharmaas.