There are different approaches in different traditions because people have different capabilities. Some can just sit and drop into awareness and that's their form of practice. Others, by developing such emotions as loving-kindness or compassion or devotion, are able to drop into awareness and rest there. Most of us have to work with how we experience the world, and train ourselves--and often the training is long and rigorous--to let go of thinking.
From: Unfettered Questions
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