Yoga Sutra 3.22 foreknowledge of death

Sūtra III.22 Karma is rapid or slow. From saṃyama on it, or on omens, there comes foreknowledge of death The karma which fructifies as life-span is of two kinds. Just as a wet cloth when spread out would dry in a shorter time, so is the rapid karma. And as the same cloth when screwed up would take a long time to dry, so is the slow. Or as fire in dry grass, with a following breeze, is carried everywhere and burns it up in a very short time, so is the rapid. And as the same fire, brought near to the pile of grass only gradually, would take a long time to burn it up, so is the slow. This karma which determines the length of life in one particular birth is of the two kinds: rapid or slow (in fructifying). Karma is rapid or slow. From saṃyama on …

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