Mahalakshmi Sthapana Pujan (Mahalakshmi Kalasha Sthapana) is observed on the first Friday of Shravan Month (Shravan Shukravar). In 2016, Sthapana Pujan date is August 5.
As Mahalakshmi Puja is observed on all Fridays in Shravan Maas, Kalasha Sthapana is performed on the first Friday. It is also referred to as Sampada Lakshmi Puja in some areas.
The main ritual of the vratham, is to place Kalasha and chant Sankalpam of Mahalakshmi Pujan. This Kalasha is kept unmoved till the conclusion of the puja on last Friday in Sawan Maas. Kalash is moved from the puja place during the Udyapana (Udwasana) or the conclusion of the puja.
In 2015, Sthapana Pujan date was August 21.
In 2014, Sthapana Pujan date was August 1.
In 2013, Sthapana Pujan date was August 9.
In 2012, Sthapana Pujan date was July 20.
Kalasha Sthapana Vidhi