President Donald J. Trump poses in a group photo with U.S. United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, left, following a Diwali ceremonial lighting of the Diya in the Oval Office at the White House, Washington, Oct. 17. (Press Trust of India)

From the White House to New Jersey, from California to Kolkata, from China to Pakistan and Sri Lanka, the festival of lights was celebrated with glittering skies, shimmering dresses, delectable sweets and the joys of celebration that resonated the world over. Siliconeer presents glimpses of #Diwali2017Celebrations in this photo essay.