Can Rahu be Atmakaraka? Yes. Rahu can be considered as Atmakaraka if we use the 8 Jaimini karaka systems or methods. But most astrologers use the 7 karaka system only.
Can Rahu be Amatyakaraka planet? In a birth chart a planet with the second highest degree except Rahu is called Amatyakaraka. Karakas are a distinct feature in Jaimini astrology. The real meaning of Amatya is companion or follower of the King.
Which planet is best as Atmakaraka?
Can Rahu or Ketu be Amatyakaraka? Only Ketu is not an Atmakaraka among the nine Grahas (planets). Rahu is included, however his karaka position is determined by subtracting 30 degrees from his position. Mars has travelled the most degrees in the sidereal zodiac, according to this transit chart, because it is at 29 degrees.