And they ask you about menstruation? Say: "It is harmful, so retire yourselves sexually from the women during the menstruation, and do not approach them until they are cleansed. When they are cleansed, then you may approach them as God has commanded you." God loves the repenters and He loves the cleansed.
While in Bukhari Hadith Number 299:
Narrated 'Abdur-Rahman bin Al-Aswad: (on the authority of his father) 'Aisha said: "Whenever Allah's Apostle wanted to fondle() anyone of us during her periods (menses), he used to order her to put on an Izar and start fondling her." 'Aisha added, "None of you could control his sexual desires as the Prophet could."
This is a Muhsin Khan translation, the word يباشر (yu bashira) in this hadith translated as fondling but Quran uses the same root as sexual relations/intercourse .
Permitted for you in the night of the fasts, is the approach to your wives. They are your garments and you are their garments. God knows what ye used to deceive yourselves; but He turned to you and forgave you; so now have sexual relations / intercourse (Arabic: bashirunna) with them, and seek what God Has ordained for you..."
I'm asking this question in the sense of, can a husband have sexual intercourse with his menstruating wife.
Doesn't this hadith contradict the Quran (2:222)?