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[[File:Crosier of the Syriac Orthodox Bishop.jpg|thumb|Eastern-style crosier of the [[Indian Orthodox]] ([[Malankara Orthodox Church]]) with serpents representing the [[staff of Moses]]]]
A '''crosier''' (also known as a '''crozier''', '''paterissa''', '''pastoral staff''', or '''bishop's staff''')<ref>{{cite EB1911 |wstitle=Crozier |volume=7 |page=520}}</ref> is a stylized staff carried by high-ranking [[Roman Catholic]], [[Eastern Catholic]], [[Eastern Orthodox]], [[Oriental Orthodox]], [[Anglican]], and some [[Lutheran]], [[United Methodist Church|United Methodist]] and [[Pentecostal]] [[prelates]]. Other typical insignia of many of these prelates are the [[mitre]], the [[pectoral cross]], and the [[episcopal ring]]. A crosier staff is a part of the tradition of [[Jewish Christianity]].Or in Buddhism the high monk carries in Monkey king the monk carries this staff to guide non Buddhist to share his word whilst carrying. In Buddhism it's also called khakkhara which has metal coils so every time the monk walks with it to show nature they're worth just like him
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