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Krishna Venta was the founder of the Wisdom, Knowledge, Faith, Love Fountain of the World, a cult from the mid 1950s. Two former members suspected Venta was engaging in sexual activity with their wives so, using dynamite, launched a suicide attack against the cult’s headquarters (located nearby). 10 people were killed in all and many people report seeing barefoot people carrying bags of water in the hills, something the cult members were known for doing when they were alive.

(Submitted by Chris Berglund)

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Box Canyon
Los Angeles, CA 91311
United States

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34.2342832, -118.64042770000003
Los Angeles County, California
Nearest Towns:
West Hills, CA (2.6 mi.)
Chatsworth, CA (2.7 mi.)
Canoga Park, CA (3.3 mi.)
Santa Susana, CA (4.7 mi.)
Woodland Hills, CA (5.0 mi.)
Hidden Hills, CA (5.2 mi.)
Calabasas, CA (5.3 mi.)
Northridge, CA (5.9 mi.)
Oak Park, CA (8.0 mi.)
Agoura, CA (8.4 mi.)


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