TIRTHA (Transcendental Institute of Radhakrishna’s Teaching for Holy Awakening) has its origin in the teachings and practice of Sree Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Who appeared at Sree Mayapur in the district of Nadia in West Bengal in 1486 A.D. The Divine Missionary work started during the life-time of Sree Chaitanya Mahaprabhu at Sree Mayapur in or about 1505 A.D.
The spiritual mission of Sree Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was amply demonstrated when He inundated whole world with Transcendental Divine Love (Krishnaprem) and distributed to all human beings freely, irrespective of nationality, religious faith, caste and creed as well as to all other species of animated beings. Even He made beasts and birds chant the Holy name of Suprme Lord Sree Krishna. By His magnanimous Stupendous Spiritual Personality people of all status and all sections came to His fold during a period when there was too much rigidity in social relations, manners and customs.
The preceptorial channel comes from Sree Chaitanya Mahaprabhu through Sree Sanatan-Rupa-Raghunath-Jiva Goswami, Srila Narottam Thakur, Srila Viswanath Chakraborthy, Srila Sachchidananda Bhakti Vinode Thakur, Srila Bhakti Siddhanta Saraswati Goswami Prabhupad, Srila Bhakti Dayita Madhava Goswami Vishnupad, Founder Acharya of the All India Sree Chaitanya Gaudiya Math. Most revered Jagadguru Om Vishnupad 108 Sree Sreemad Bhakti Ballabh Tirtha Goswami Maharaj, President Acharya of All India Sree Chaitanya Gaudiya Math Organization and original Founder of TIRTHA (Transcendental Institute of Radhakrishna’s Teaching for Holy Awakening) has taken up the holy task in perceptorial line of executing the mandates of Sree Chaitanya Mahaprabhu and established preaching centers in different parts of the world as well as cultural, educational and charitable institutes.