external image shu.jpgShu is the daughter Ra,mother of Geb and Nut. She is the wife and sister of Tefnut.Shu's name means dry parched and withered.Shu is god of light and sky. He is believed to have power over snakes.Shu's name means he rises up.The Egyptians sailing in the Nile were counting on shu to make the wind go in the direction they were sailing.Shu left the throne allowing Geb, his son to rule in his place.Shu left to return to the skies as some might say.