The path to spiritual awakening really does not have to be complicated. You simply, with an open mind find the practices that you experience a greater awakening into bliss and you practice them.
You should try everything; from yogic breathing exercises, to mantra, to chanting to various methods of meditation and everything in between. And when you find practices that help awaken the divine bliss that is beyond all beliefs and ideas then you follow those practices. You give yourself whole heartedly to them.
Perhaps at first when begin practicing meditation you do not feel bliss, perhaps at first it is difficult, it is challenging, it is uncomfortable. But somewhere in sticking with it, you might recognize something profound happening, something very subtle awakening inside you that attracts you and that attraction will lead you to divine bliss.
And once you find ways to awaken…