‘Ye who enter here enter in upon holy ground’. 👻 Tucked away in a canyon outside of Simi Valley, CA are the remnants of a cult known as WKFL (Wisdom, Knowledge, Faith, and Love), aka the Fountain of the World. For over 10 years members lived here, barefoot and clad in robes, under the leadership of Francis Herman Pencovic, aka Krishna Venta.
In 1958, two men who had been excommunicated from the cult returned claiming that their leader was a sexual predator and had seduced their wives. They proceeded to blow themselves up alone with Venta and 7 others in a suicide bombing. Despite losing heir leader, some members remained and are rumored to have housed Charles Manson and his ‘family’ while they were on their way to Barker Ranch. Later, several members turned up in the body count from the The People’s’ Temple cult mass-suicide in Jonestown.
People still live on the property and presently it has been declared sovereign land by the residents. .
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