The World Research Foundation Library Network is a collection of libraries located around the world
The main portion of WRF's own holdings is located in our two-story library in Sedona, Arizona, USA.
Comprised of over 30,000 volumes, the library features information on all forms of health therapies from cowdung therapy (agni hotra) to chemotherapy. In addition, the library houses a large number of books dealing with philosophical subjects as far back as the 16th century.
On Route 179, right next to the Holiday Inn, in the Village of Oak Creek, just south of Sedona, Arizona.
Monday through Friday:
10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon, 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (Arizona time)
We are closed Saturday and Sunday
The library keeps the majority of its philosophical holdings on the lower level. Amidst statues and magnificent works of art, one will find books representing virtually all of the major philosophical schools. In addition, there are several unique collections, including:
l direct copies of 17th century books on alchemy
l the complete journals and notebooks of Ralph Waldo Emerson
l the collected writings of Blavatsky
l the Dial Magazine of the Transcendentalists
l a direct copy of the 1590 edition of the collected works of Paracelsus
l the complete lectures of Manly Hall dating back to the 1930's
l the collected works of Dinshah Ghadiali from the 1920's
…and much more.
The second story of the library features books dating back to the 1800's in virtually all health regimes. This health section is indexed in two ways. Visitors can go to shelves labeled with specific health topics and find holistic, alternative, complementary and non-traditional therapies from around the world that have been used for particular problems. Specific shelves also contain books on particular therapeutic techniques. For example, there are over 300 books on color therapy, over 250 books on homeopathy, more than 150 books on acupuncture, and several thousand books on general health, herbs, natural vitamins, minerals, etc
The two-story World Research Foundation building is "user-friendly." The library's atmosphere is very conducive to quiet reading or research. Visitors are overwhelmed with the beautiful furnishings and fantastic, scenic views through the large picture windows.
The WRF library is free to the public. Visitors can also purchase health and philosophical books, as well as WRF's unique information search packets. The staff at WRF prides itself on being helpful and assisting those in need.