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Photograph article dated July 23, 1959 partially reads, "Krishna Venta, Chatsworth 'Messiah' who died in an explosion set off by two disgruntled ex-cultists last December, 'will return in 1965 to direct the salvation of the world.' That was the prediction today of Bishop Asaiah, member of a Committee of Seven which has taken over leadership of the WKFL (Wisdom, Knowledge, Faith, Love) Fountain of the World cult since 'The Master's' death." Photograph caption reads, "Rebuild headquarters - Patriarch Wilber lays bricks on new building at Fountain of World cult in Chatsworth and discusses progress with Bishop Nekona, left, and Bishop Asaiah, right, members of board of directors running group since death of leader, Krishna Venta, in explosion last December. Nearly destitute after explosion, cult is recovering through contributions of food, clothing and building materials."; See images #00133628 through #001336131 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00133630 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d040_f12_i26 CARL0005579083 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/63925
WKFL Fountain of the World Building construction--California--Chatsworth (Los Angeles) Mass casualties--California--Los Angeles Bombings--California--Los Angeles Bombs--California--Los Angeles Women--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Cults--United States Sects--United States Chatsworth (Los Angeles, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs