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Absolutely, my friend. I'm sure most of these can be found online for free but I have listed the Amazon links for familiarity (I prefer books as opposed to online).
Aldous Huxley: The Perennial Philosophy
Baha'u'llah: The Hidden Words
Baha'u'llah: The Seven and Four Valleys
Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching
Michael Singer: The Untethered Soul
Wisdom of the Buddha
Two powerfully insightful Youtube Channels (many more are similar):
In the end, all of these (and much, much more) seem to confirm the truths we find and experience in psychedelics. I hope they bring you comfort and happiness.
-Don Bo Byuti
Nobody But I
I've read several versions during my studies in China, and I like Addiss and Lombardo's translation best. They capture the poetic nature of the work and also retain enough of its philosophical aspects to be useful.
Most certainly. Here is the copy that I have read many times. It's a beautiful and poetic translation. Here is a free online PDF that looks like a decent translation. Happy readings!
i like the Addiss/Lombardo
The Addiss and Lombardo translation is very good -- no interpretation just good translation.
To this day there is still no greater book for opening up the world of thought than Will Durant's The Story of Philosophy. This book is indispensable.
Aside from that the best advice, as many here have noted, is to simply read widely and often. Here are some other books I can personally recommend as being particularly insightful: