According to the oral instructions of the realized ones,
leave out various logical investigations.
Stillness is when you look into your mind, direct
yourself inward, and remain devoid of any kind of thinking.
Occurrence is when various kinds of thoughts arise.
Awareness is your mind being conscious of either of these.
There is nothing easier than this recognizing awareness,
but it is essential to practice.
The moment you realize you are not present, you are present.
It is not about eliminating thoughts but illuminating them.