The Namseling family was based at Monkhar Namseling in Dranang, seat of the Namseling Zhamar incarnation line. The Namseling family oversaw a large estate with monastery of the same name located opposite Samye on the south bank of the Tsangpo river. Known for its extensive library, the Namseling manor is one of a few houses of its kind remaining in Tibet, with reconstruction and rehabilitation an ongoing process. Both the Fourth Dorje Drak Rigdzin and the Seventh Dorje Drak Rigdzin were born into the family. The family also resided at the Namseling Manor House in the center of Lhasa.