Madagascar Sampy Good Luck Charm History Of The Sampy Luck Charm According to Merina cosmology, the number 12 is considered sacred, and by collecting the twelve greatest sampy known, then transforming the nature they were considered to be. Ralambo was able to use the sampy to grow the perceived supernatural power and the legitimacy of a royal line in Imerina. King Ralambo led Imerina as the ruler across the highland’s region of central Madagascar during the period of 1575 to…