The Deans Avenue Mosque has reopened for prayer. Newshub was allowed inside to talk to the returning worshippers.
For Muslims like Mohammad Ismail, returning to the mosque is returning to a place of trauma.
"Even today when I sit down I can hear the sound of the gun in my ears you know," he said.
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On that Friday, March 15, he and others were on their knees facing Mecca, their backs turned to the gunman when he walked in.
"We heard this sound, like a light cracking," Ismail explained.
The main room was full of faithful men, and another adjacent room was filled with women and children.
"All I could see was the smoke and the three gunshots and the light crackling," said Ismail.
"When you are lying, you hear these gunshots, the smell of gunpowder. I can feel the winds - the bullets going over my head."
Ismail was caught in a stampede of people trying to get out of the mosque.
"There I was, exactly this place. Lying down, and people were just walking on me."
He was covered in bodies for two minutes, then he managed to free himself, climbing a tree to get away from everything.
Ismail was lucky, but so many weren't.
"My friend was shot on [his] side and [he's] dead."
On Tuesday night, each of the hundreds of bullet holes was covered up in the mosque.
"You know, it is going to be there for a long time. Nobody can ever take this away from us," Ismail said.
The Deans Avenue Mosque proves it's unbreakable even in the face of tragedy.